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New Year, New Me

Courtney Blom, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

New Year’s Resolution: a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something positive in the new year. Sounds easy when you put it that way, right? Many people brainstorm New Year's resolutions at the end of December...

Remembering Mrs. Geraci

Kayla Schneider, News Editor

March 22, 2019

On January 6, 2019, Mepham lost a significant member of its community. Former teacher, LorriLee Geraci, passed away peacefully in her sleep at age 62, surrounded by her loving family. She was an amazingly strong woman who battled...

Midterms: Yes or No?

Aliza Kazmi, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The skies are cloudy, you’re back from break and there’s no longer jingling bells everywhere. Instead, there’s... stress? That’s right, students are now stressing out over the impending doom of midterms, that one week...

College Costs Contemplated

Artina Krkuti, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

College is an important part of every student’s life; you’re stepping out into the real world and doing everything on your own. No hand-holding, just you out there trying to get by. Starting in high school, people get worried...

The Writing Is On The Wall

David Collins, Co-Editor in Chief

March 21, 2019

As I write this, the United States government has been shut down for more than two weeks with no end in sight. Visiting a national park is being described as going to the “Wild West,” since unscrupulous citizens are trashing...

The Great Lunch Debate: Reaction

February 26, 2019

Here is what ninth grader Daniel Ziegler wrote in: I think that the sophomores should be able to go out for lunch.   One reason is soon we will be on our own, and we will need to make our own decisions. Another reason is it he...

The Great Lunch Debate

Johanna Lira and Amanda Grossman

November 30, 2018

A Freshman's Point of View This year has held a lot of firsts for the class of 2022. We started high school and had to adapt to a new building. We are also the first class that will not be allowed out for lunch in Sophomore year. Th...

Treating Addicts as Patients, Not Prisoners

Nicole Farina, Co-Editor in Chief

November 30, 2018

When considering the fate of addicts, some might be unsympathetic. Some might believe that the substance abusers who wind up incarcerated “got what they deserved” or “knew what they were getting themselves into.” The current...

Home, Work, Homework

Annie Zomback, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2018

With Advanced Placement classes, sports and clubs, and massive amounts of homework, it is difficult to understand how high school students have time to accomplish anything outside of school. Figure in the price of gas, food, and...

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